For the development and advancement of civilization and culture, the establishment of rule of law is a must. It is the Police, which enforces the law and order in the society and thus help protect the pace of development. The Police Head Quarters was established in the year 1965. It was then headed by an Inspector General of Police. The first Inspector General of Police was Sri R.N. Sheopoory, IPS from 1965 to 1967. On 2nd February 1987, Sri H.C. Jatav, IPS joined as the first Director General of Police, Tripura. The State is divided into 8 Districts comprising 25 Police sub-divisions, 71 Police Stations and 34 Police Out Posts. The organisation as of now have 5 Inspector Generals of Police, 3 DIGsP and Superintendents / Commandants of various units. There are 12 Battalions of Tripura State Rifles of which 9 are India Reserve Battalions.
SHRI K. NAGARAJ, IPS
Director General of Police,Tripura.
Shri K. Nagaraj joined the Indian Police Service in 1983 and was allotted to Tripura. After initial training, he joined as SDPO, Khowai during August 1985. He later served as Addl.SP(Rural) West, SP(North) and Commandant IInd TAP Bn in Tripura. From March. 1989 to June 1991 he served the Government of Andhra Pradesh on inter-state deputation where he worked as SP (Warrangal District) and as SP (CID). During the years 1991-1995, he was posted as Principal Central Detective School, Hyderabad, an institution which imparts training in use of scientific methods in crime investigation. On return to Tripura, during September 1997 to January 2001, he worked as DIG(AP & OPS), DIG(Northern Range) and DIG Tripura Range. In February 2001, he proceeded on Central Deputation to the CRPF Wherein he worked as DIG CRPF at Bangalore and Hyderabad. In 2006, he returned to Tripura and was posted as IGP(AP & OPS). From February, 2010 to April 2012 he worked as IGP(Law & Order), Tripura. During this period, Tripura Police could consolidate their control over insurgency and overall crime in the state.A well received Community Policing initiative “PRAYAAS” was also launched during January, 2011. He has also worked as IGP(Trg), IGP(Admn) and IGP(Intelligence). With effect from 01.07.2014, Shri Nagaraj has assumed the charge of Director General of Police, Tripura. Shri Nagaraj has post Graduate Degrees in Business Administration and English Literature. He is also a Law Graduate.
SHRI SHYAM SUNDAR CHATURVEDI. IPS
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (Administration)
Shri Shyam Sundar Chaturvedi, joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1990 and was allotted to Tripura. He worked as SDPO Kamalpur / Udaipur , SP Enforcement Branch /South District . He went on deputation to SPG from 2002- 2008. On return he held the charge of IGP (TSR) . In 2011 again he went on deputation to SPG and on completion of his tenure he joined Tripura Police as IGP(TSR) on 15-03-2016.
SHRI K.V.SREEJESH , IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (L/O)
Shri K.V.Sreejesh IPS joined the Indian Police Service in the year, 2000. After basic training, he joined as Assistant Superintendent of Police (under training) in West Tripura District. On completion of training, he was posted as SDPO, Ambassa, Dhalai District with effect from 2002 to 2003. Thereafter, he was posted as Addl. SP (Urban) in West Tripura District from 2003 to 2005. From April, 2005 to July, 2006 he served as Commandant 5th Bn TSR, Daluma, South Tripura District. Later, he was posted as Supdt. of Police (South Tripura District) from 2006 to 2008 and Supdt. of Police (West Tripura District) from 2008 to 2010. He proceeded on deputation to Intelligence Bureau, MHA and was posted in New Delhi from 2010 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015 he was posted as First Secretary, Embassy of India, Moscow, Russia. On completion of central deputation Shri K.V.Sreejesh IPS joined as Dy.Inspr.Genl.of Police (HQr) /(CID) on 26th February, 2016. Posted as IGP(Law & order ) on 26-10-2016.
Shri K.V.Sreejesh IPS is an Engineering Graduate from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala.
SHRI ARINDAM NATH, IPS
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (HEADQUARTERS).
Shri Arindam Nath joined Tripura Police as Deputy Superintendant of Police in 1990. On completion of training and probation period, he joined as SDPO, Udaipur in July, 1992. Since then he has served in various capacities in Tripura Police with sincerity. His postings include Dy.SP (Central), Agartala (December, 1993 – October, 1998), Addl. SP(Rural) West Tripura(December, 2001 – April, 2003), Commandant 5th Battalion TSR ( April, 2003 – June, 2004), SP(Dhalai) Ambassa (June, 2004 – April, 2007), Assistant Inspector General of Police(Headquarters), PHQ, Tripura, (April, 2007 – April, 2013), SP(Traffic) Tripura (April, 2013 – September 2014) and SP(Special Branch), Tripura ( September, 2014 – March, 2017).
He earned his berth in IPS from State Police Service in March, 2012. He is an extremely successful Police Officer both in the field as well as Desk works. On the occasion of the Independence Day, 2011, he received the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service. He has joined the post of Deputy Inspector General of Police (Headquarters) at PHQ Tripura on the 15th March, 2017, on Promotion.
Prior to joining TPS he served as teacher at Kamalpur Class-XII School for a brief period of four years. He has also earned good recognition in the field of literature. As on date, he has authored seven books. His books are ‘Tarmuj Pagla O Anyanya Galpa’, 'Sub-Inspector Karamchander Diary’, ‘Dui Bhubon’, ‘Amar Priya Ashtadashira’ and ‘Nam Rekhechi Banalata’, in Bengali and ‘Bridging Souls – A Journey from Mahabharata to Bharata’ and ‘I Adore’ in English. His stories revolve around his day to day experience of life.
SHRI LAL HMINGA DARLONG, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME)
Shri Lalhminga Darlong, IPS joined Tripura Police as direct Dy. SP (TPS Gr. II) in the year 1990. He was appointed to IPS cadre in the year 2012 by nomination and allotted 2005 batch of IPS (MT cadre). He is presently posted as Assistant Inspector General of Police (Crime) w.e.f 14-02-2014.
On completion of Basic Training and probation period Shri Darlong has served in various capacities as SDPO Longtharai Valley (1992 – 1993), SDPO Kailashahar (Dec 1994 - April 1997 ) , SDPO Kamalpur ( April 1997 – Jan 1998) , SDPO Khowai ( Jan 1998- Oct 1998) , Addl.SP North(Ops) ( Oct 1998 – March 2002), Addl.SP West(Ops) ( March 2002- April 2003) , Addl SP Dhalai(Ops) ( May 2003 – July 2003), SP ( MTF) ( July 2003- Dec.2003), Commandant 6th BN TSR (IR II) Chakmaghat (Dec 2003- Nov 2009), Commandant 2nd BN TSR , R.K.Nagar ( Nov 2009- Dec 2009), SP ( North) (Dec 2009- Jan 2012), SP ( Dhalai ) ( Jan 2012-June 2013) and SP ( CID) (June 2013- 14th Feb 2014) Tripura.
Sri Darlong was adjudged “Police Man of the year 2001” for his outstanding performance in the capacity as Addl.SP (Ops) North in the year 2001. In 2010 he was awarded “Police Medal for Gallantry” for his outstanding gallant acts during successful rescue operations of one Sr. Engineer of Railway unhurt from the clutch of heavily armed NLFT militants( after 42 days’ of his captivity) following a fierce encounter in the most difficult terrain of Atharamura hills (2008). For his outstanding performance he was awarded “Chief Minister’s Medal” in the year 2006, “DGP’s commendation Disc” in the year 2000 and 2006 and “President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service” on the occasion of Independence Day 2013. He was also awarded First and Second Bar of Police (special duty) Medal 2001 and Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Padak 2002.
Under his Dynamic and able leadership as Commandant 6th TSR BN ( IR-II) his BN was adjudged “Best TSR BN” for 4(four) times during celebrations of “Tripura Police Week” in the year 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, based on over all outstanding performance of the Bn (including Counter insurgency operations). Sri Darlong is a graduate (Arts) under the Calcutta University (1987) and hails from Unakoti District, the then Tripura North District.
BHANU PADA CHAKRABORTY, TPS,
ASSTT. INSPR. GENL. OF POLICE (PERS)
Mr. B. P. Chakraborty joined Tripura Police as direct Dy.SP in the year 1998. He was promoted as Addl. SP in the year 2010. On and from 25/07/2016 he has been serving as Asstt. Inspr. Genl. of Police (Pers) Tripura. On completion of basis training in Barrackpur, West Bengal , he was posted in 3rd BN TSR on 21/03/2001. During his tenure in TSR, he conducted a good number of operation in Dhalai District and succeeded in rescue of 02(two) kidnapped persons, arrest and also surrender of good number of extremist with arms and ammunition. In recognition of his outstanding performance, he was awarded DGP Commendation Disc during 2002. He was posted as SDPO Dharmanagar, Kailashahar and Kamalpur. During his term as SDPO, he did a good number of successful operations against FICN racket, extremist, Drugs smugglers, inter State Dacoits. In appreciation of his significant achievement, he was awarded DGP Commendation Disc during 2008 again. He was also awarded Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Padak during 2004.
As Addl. SP, he served in West, Traffic & North District from March, 2010 to July, 2014. During his tenure as Addl. SP, he seized huge quantity of drugs and also gold biscuits. He also led one successful operation and rescued one foreigner kidnapped and kept in captivity in Sonamura. He was posted as SP(South) on August, 2014 and after completion of around two years, he has been posted in Police Head Quarters as Asstt. Inspr. Genl. of Police(Pers). He is skilled in investigation, intelligence collection, operation against extremist and anti-socials. Mr. Chakraborty is an honours graduate (B.Sc.) from Kolkata University and Master Degree (M.Sc.) holder from Tripura University. He is hailing from Teliamura under Khowai District (Previous West District) of Tripura.